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Medical Term:

geotaxis

Pronunciation: je'o-tak'sis

Definition: A form of positive barotaxis in which there is a tendency to growth or movement toward or into the earth.

Synonym(s): geotropism

[geo- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]

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